Prophet Muhammad was fully aware that he could no longer rely on his own clan, the Hashimites, for any measure of firm support. He felt himself alone in the whole world. His few followers were no match for the forces opposing him. Yet he firmly believed in the truth of the message he was preaching. His faith in God did not waver. At this point, something unusual happened to him.....
Islam encourages its followers to strive and find sustenance in life. As Muslims, we need to realize that working is an obligation that has to be carried out. It is through work that we are able to fulfill our responsibilities such as providing for our wives, children, and parents. Additionally, we are also able to perform acts of worship such as making zakat and donations....
Maybe you believed you triumphed, but let me tell you you haven’t.
I know what it feels like when you put your all into something
And you aren’t successful.
Yes, a lot of planning goes into carrying out the killing of innocents.
So, I can only imagine how frustrated you must be.
But fortunately, for those of us who have to endure in the wake of what you did,
You actually miscalculated a few things.
These things expose your fallibility.
Indeed evil is fallible
Because it delays submission to God.
But I know all things must submit to God eventually,
No matter how long they delay it.
Miscalculation Number One:
You did not consider that Ramadaan is fast-approaching.
So on the heels of your blood-spilling,
Muslims now have a fresh, visceral reminder
Of our mortality
And I believe we will take every day of fasting more seriously,
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It is compulsory for all followers of Islam to seek lawful and good sustenance in terms of its source and the way it is being obtained. We are also commanded to give thanks for all the blessings and favors granted by Allah the Almighty as stated by Him in Surah al-Nahl, verse 114.....
Beyond a shadow of the doubt, the biography of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) manifestly represents an exhaustive embodiment of the sublime Divine Message that he communicated in order to deliver the human race from the swamp of darkness and polytheism to the paradise of light and monotheism. An image, authentic as well as comprehensive, of this Message, is therefore only attainable through careful study and profound analysis of both backgrounds and issues of such a biography.....
Surah Ibrahim (14): 21-23
Once there was a big famine in Palestine. It was during the time of the Prophet Sulaiman (King Solomon). He came out with his people and proceeded to an open place in the desert to pray for the rains to come. Suddenly, he saw an ant standing on its two legs, raising its hands up towards the sky and saying....
The Holy Prophet Muhammad was very kind to children and loved them. He would stroke their heads out of love and would pray for their good in life. Whenever the children came near to him he would pick them up in his arms and fondle them with great love....
During the olden times, people everywhere used to carve stones and make idols for worship. These statues were considered as gods, and people bowed and prayed before them. Namrud, the King of Babylonia, was once informed by his astrologers that someone was going to be born who would destroy his kingdom. He would teach people another religious concept: that of worshipping none but only one God....
Arabia, during the time of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, was a country without any central authority. It was a country far from the civilised nations of those days.....